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The HCC Fire Academy has served the West Central Florida area since the early 1970s by providing highly skilled firefighters to the City of Tampa, Hillsborough County and other surrounding municipalities. Classes are taught at the HCC Fire and Police Training Center and are scheduled year-round with a new academy beginning shortly after the previous one is completed. Currently, we offer both part-time and full-time classes to accommodate our students.

2022 Fire Academy Schedule

2023-01 Begins 01/03/23 and Ends 04/27/23 - Class schedule is M-W-F 0700-1600

2023-02 Begins 05/02/23 and Ends 10/28/23 - Class schedule is T-Th-Sa. 0700-1600 

2023-03 Begins 05/02/23 and Ends 08/17/23 - Class schedule is M-W-F 0700-1600

2023-04 Begins 08/22/23 and Ends 12/12/23 - Class schedule is T-Th-Sa 0700-1600 

All schedules are based on the new requirements from the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training for 492 hours, Minimum Standards Program.

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